Noida is now a major city in northern India that have come up as a prominent and flourishing IT and outsourcing hub. Noida is located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and nestles close to Delhi- the capital of the country. Tours to Noida Uttar Pradesh offers you to have a glimpse of a modern city in full bloom while also giving you the opportunity to have a look at the tourist attraction at Uttar Pradesh and Delhi. Noida in fact offers a favorable base where from you can undertake tours to any part of Delhi and some places of Uttar Pradesh as well.
The founding stone of the Noida was put in the year 1976 on 19th April under the aegis of Sanjay Gandhi, the son of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi when it was decided to shift the pollution emitting medium and small-scale industries from Delhi.
Though the idea didn't seem to succeed initially as only a very few number of industries shifted to Noida. But it was during the mid eighties that more and more people started buying land for the residential purpose in Noida.
Noida got a fresher lease of life during the IT boom in the country during the mid nineties, when IT firms started shifting their offices to Noida in wake of comparatively cheap rent and lucrative tax incentives coupled with modern communication, transport and technological facilities.
Today Noida is a bustling town with a population close to 5 lacks and figures prominently on the IT and Electronic Industry Map of the world.
Tourist Attractions in Noida
Noida, in the NCR (National Capital Region) of Delhi, is a bustling city in itself. As Noida enjoys the privileges of a special economic zone, the region has turned out to be the IT hub of North India. Owing to this, developments in Noida are a clear match to that of a metropolis. This entitles Noida with a number of tourist attractions that are poles apart from the corporate image of Noida.
This includes the Botanical garden, which displays natural and environmental beauty at its very best. The NCR also has a lavish golf course, the construction of which dates back to the British era in India. Then to offer solace, Noida has the sprawling Okhla Bird Sanctuary, which houses more than 319 species of birds.
Besides these natural vistas, Noida’s claim to fame also includes religious attractions. Prominent among them are Kalyaneshwar Lal Mandir, Shri Bhairav Ji Mandir and Shree Digambar Jain Mandir.
Best Time to Visit Noida
New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (Noida) is situated in the state of Uttar Pradesh, around 20 km away from New Delhi. This city is advancing quickly in IT and electronics industries. Noida is dotted with several tourist attractions, both natural and manmade. The place shares similar weather conditions with Delhi, where the summer is hot and humid and the winter is frosty. Monsoon lies in between, however the recommended time to visit Noida is during the winter season. It is cool and pleasing at the time.
How to Reach Noida?
By Air : The nearest airport is the Indira Gandhi International Airport, which is connected to many cities in the country and outside, by regular flights operated by private and govt. pliers.
By Rail : The Howrah-Delhi railway line is passing through district Gautam Budh Nagar (Surajpur), which is close to Noida. Noida is also already connected with Delhi by EMU service with stoppages at Dadri, Boraki, Ajaibpur and Dankaur and is only 35 minutes away from New Delhi or Old Delhi railway station. The railway stations nearest to Noida are Nizamuddin, New Delhi, Old Delhi Railway Station, Shahdra in Delhi and Ghaziabd Railway Station in Ghaziabd.
By Road : Noida is connected through a good network of roads to Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. The New Delhi Railway Station is a mere 30 min drive from Noida and the Indira Gandhi International Airport a 55 Minutes drive. Interstate Bus Terminal at Sector-34, Noida connects it to other cities.